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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23FG_william-root-house_Marietta-GA.html
Circa 1845
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Front: To our Confederate Dead. Erected and dedicated by Kennesaw Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, Marietta, Georgia. 1908. Right: To the 3000 soldiers in this cemetery, from every Southern state, who fell on Geor…
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(front) Wisconsin Dedicated to the memory of Wisconsin Soldiers who gave their lives in defense of the Union in 1861 - 1865 Four hundred and five belonging to the following regiments are buried here 1st Cavalry 5th Battery Light…
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In Tribute To the 14 Georgians who were Generals Of the Confederate States Army In the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain June 27, 1864 Lt. Gen. William Joseph Hardee · Maj. Gen. William Henry Talbot Walker · Maj. Gen. Joseph Whe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JK9_dueling-cannons_Marietta-GA.html
On June 19, Capt. Charles L. Lumsden's Alabama battery on Big Kennesaw Mountain hit a railroad water tower, "scatting both water and nearby Yankees" — lucky shooting for smoothbore Napoleon cannon. But after the Confederates fired at the 1st…
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Sherman aimed for the South's manufacturing and railroad hub. Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman had two objectives during his Georgia campaign of 1864; defeat the Confederate army, and damage the South's war arsenals. By capturing Atlanta, he …
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Sherman marched south to fight the Confederate army and seize its supply center. In May 1864, Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman led his 100,000-man army from Chattanooga, Tennessee, into Georgia. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's 65,000 troops dug in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BUK_kennesaw-house_Marietta-GA.html
Also known as the "Fletcher House," this building was originally built in 1845 as a cotton warehouse by Marietta's first mayor, John H. Glover. Dix Fletcher purchased it in 1855, and after remodeling he opened it as a hotel. Located next to train …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1AD3_cherokee-treaty_Marietta-GA.html
In 1808-1809, the Cherokee nation divided when some of its members decided to move west of the Mississippi River to pursue a hunter lifestyle where game was plentiful rather than live the more settled lifestyle prevalent in the east. A portion of …
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Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National CemeteryNovember 19, 1863. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition…
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